Tag: Southern Africa

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board
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Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African Tourism ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board
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The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister ... Read More

Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles
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Vatel Mauritius on exploratory visit to Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Renaud Azema has been given the responsiblity to spread the Vatel Brand Over the Indian Ocean and in the Southern ... Read More

Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines
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Botswana proposes banning hunting and trade as elephant population declines

editor editor- February 26, 2019

The results of the recent and most extensive elephant population survey of Botswana estimates the country’s population at 126,000 elephants, ... Read More

First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched
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First-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavor that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa ... Read More

African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA
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African Regional ports body appoints Col. Andre Ciseau of Seychelles as SG of PMAESA

mm Alain St.Ange- January 28, 2019

Andre Ciseau from Seychelles has been confirmed as the Secretary General of the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies
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East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?
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What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?
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Looking for unique food travel experiences? How about bugs & grubs?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- January 2, 2019

If you are looking for an adventuresome food travel, here are some of the top buggy wormy things to eat ... Read More

RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital
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RwandAir flies into Ethiopian capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

RwandAir, the flag carrier airline of Rwanda based at Kigali International Airport in Kigali, announced plans to launch service to ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA
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Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with ... Read More

Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city
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Johannesburg remains Africa’s most popular destination city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

The most popular destination cities in Africa  emerged
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The most popular destination cities in Africa emerged

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2018

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa for the fifth consecutive year, according to the annual ... Read More

RETOSA-WES Workshop on Strategic Tourism Destination Management
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RETOSA-WES Workshop on Strategic Tourism Destination Management

editor editor- January 18, 2013

From December 3-13,2012, the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) and WES vzw (Brugge, Belgium) hosted a 10-day workshop ... Read More

First COMESA forum promotes sustainable tourism
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First COMESA forum promotes sustainable tourism

editor editor- August 30, 2012

A delegation from Seychelles is back in the country after attending the first ever Tourism Forum by COMESA (Common Market ... Read More

RETOSA board meeting to see 40 delegates in attendance
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RETOSA board meeting to see 40 delegates in attendance

editor editor- June 13, 2012

Over forty delegates from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have confirmed their attendance to the Regional Tourism Organization of ... Read More

Airlines Association of Southern Africa backs Routes Africa 2012
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Airlines Association of Southern Africa backs Routes Africa 2012

editor editor- May 17, 2012

Mr. Chris Zweigenthal, the Chief Executive of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa, and Mr. Gerard Brown from the Routes ... Read More

Seychelles carnival becomes a new brand to Southern African tourism
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Seychelles carnival becomes a new brand to Southern African tourism

editor editor- March 14, 2012

(eTN) - After joining the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) last year, Seychelles has added to the regional ... Read More

eTN talks with Executive Director of RETOSA
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eTN talks with Executive Director of RETOSA

editor editor- February 6, 2012

(eTN) - When tourism and travel trade executives are set to meet in Zimbabwe for the 37th Africa Travel association ... Read More

Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships
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Southern African tourism chiefs team up for partnerships

editor editor- February 23, 2011

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Confirming to attend the long-awaited meeting of a leading tourism organization in Southern Africa, ... Read More

Floods in southern Africa could lead to food shortages
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Floods in southern Africa could lead to food shortages

editor editor- February 8, 2011

Heavy rainfall and flooding in of southern Africa have damaged large areas of farmland and crops, the United Nations Food ... Read More

RETOSA in Seychelles for talks with Seychelles tourism authorities
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RETOSA in Seychelles for talks with Seychelles tourism authorities

editor editor- December 6, 2010

Seychelles and the Regional Tourism Organization of Southern Africa (RETOSA) are meeting this week in Seychelles to strenghten their existing ... Read More

Southern Africa’s elephants: treasured killers
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Southern Africa’s elephants: treasured killers

editor editor- November 9, 2009

Katubya, Zambia - Here's how to pitch this (true) story to Hollywood: Ordinary guy named John, ordinary Sunday, cycling home ... Read More